Sorrow-kun

The problem with writing anything about myself is that if I decide to make a reference to a currently airing anime, it'll be out-of-date in six months when anyone bothers to read this. So I'll just write something timeless in here like "I wish I were a bird".

The Nihon Revue, Episode Nine

The Nihon Revue, Episode Nine

It’s a little belated this time around, but without fail we’re here to present another episode of our seasonal review podcast, The Nihon Revue. This episode features me alongside the guy who makes the gears turn at Anime Instrumentality, zzeroparticle. As well as taking a look at the shows that had just finished airing, we […]

The Nihon Revue, Episode Eight

The Nihon Revue, Episode Eight

Another season, another podcast, another chance to take a crap on the worst anime of the last season. Except not really, we passed over Guilty Crown this time. We actually recorded this podcast about a week ago, but it’s only now getting published because it proved to be difficult to cut together, owing to how […]

4th Anime Oscars?

4th Anime Oscars?

It was just a month ago that I covered the AnimeSuki 2011 Choice Awards, and it’s the time of year where I like to go over my own, personal mock awards for anime. To quickly go over the ground rules, not much has changed from last year. Anime are eligible if 1.) I’ve seen them […]

Three Way Action – Episode 4

Three Way Action – Episode 4

While Akira might have moved on to other things, that’s not gonna stop us from doing another ep of Three Way Action. For our first post-Akira show, I’m joined by Shadowmage and AC and we’ve gotten together for some good old-fashion adult fun. In this episode, we’ve taken a look at the current season and […]

Romantic Frustration in Ano Natsu de Matteru

Romantic Frustration in Ano Natsu de Matteru

The two main creative forces behind Ano Natsu are director Nagai Tatsuyuki and writer Kuroda Yousuke. Kuroda’s most noted previous work was Onegai Teacher, and his influence on the early episodes of Ano Natsu and the show’s premise were distinctly clear. Nagai’s credits include the likes of Toradora and Ano Hana (both of which he […]